Motorcycle History

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Vincent Black Shadow

Vincent Big Twins | History Making Motorcycles

Perhaps the most famous motorcycle photo ever taken is the one of Rollie Free setting a motorcycle land-speed record aboard a Vincent Black Lightning...
Honda VF Series Debuts the 'Successful' V4 - Motorcycle History

Honda VF Series Debuts the ‘Successful’ V4 – Motorcycle History

Honda V4 and VF Series Motorcycle History Honda was not the first motorcycle manufacturer to build bikes with V4 powerplants. Ducati experimented with a V4,...
Henderson Four at Wheels Through Time

Henderson Four | History-Making Motorcycle

Henderson Four History The notion that the 1969 Honda CB750 — or any other four-cylinder bike from that era, for that matter — was the...
Then Came Bronson - Looking Back 45 Years

Then Came Bronson – Looking Back 45 Years

Then Came Bronson - A Look Back If you are a rider of a certain age, you may remember “Then Came Bronson,” a TV series...
1975 Honda Gold Wing GL1000 and 2015 Gold Wing 40th Anniversary

Honda Gold Wing Turns 40 | History-Making Motorcycles

Honda Gold Wing Having caught most of the world off guard with the introduction of its CB750 in 1969, Honda introduced another ground-breaking road bike...
Honda Gold Wing Collection

8 Must-See Hondas at Progressive IMS

8 Must-See Hondas at Progressive IMS - 5 Vintage plus 3 2015 Hondas Honda didn't show a large group of surprising new 2015 Hondas at...
1936 Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead at WTT

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead History | Classic Motorcycle Tales

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead History It is perhaps one of the most coveted types of American Classic motorcycles in existence. The 61 cubic-inch E, ES and EL Harley-Davidson...
2015 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Profile

2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado First Look

2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado First Look Review Moto Guzzi is not a company to forget its roots, and the new 2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado retro...
Triumph Bonneville T214 Land Speed Limited Edition | First Look

Triumph Bonneville T214 Land Speed Limited Edition | First Look

Triumph Bonneville T214 Land Speed Limited Edition Celebrates Bonneville Speed Record History Back in 1959, the original Triumph Bonneville was named to celebrate a place...
The Timechart History of Harley-Davidson | Rider’s Library

The Timechart History of Harley-Davidson | Rider’s Library

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Not every motorcycle manufacturer has enough history to warrant a detailed timechart to help tell the story — let alone one...
Harley-Davidson Sportster History | Reaching Every Niche

Harley-Davidson Sportster History | Reaching Every Niche

Harley-Davidson Sportster History Perhaps no motorcycle in Harley-Davidson’s product lineup has ever been so successful and versatile as the Sportster. I own two Sportsters, and it’s...
Triumph Motorcycles Twins & Triples | Rider’s Library

Triumph Motorcycles Twins & Triples | Rider’s Library

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Tim Remus’s book, “Triumph Motorcycles Twins & Triples” predates his book “Triumph Motorcycles from Speed Twin to Bonneville." Both books, however, begin...
100 Motorcycles 100 years - the First Century of the Motorcycle

100 Motorcycles 100 Years – Rider’s Library

Motorcycle Library Retro Review The argument can accurately be made that motorcycles actually began to appear prior to the 1900 start date of the collection...
BMW Historic Motorcycles to Isle of Man During Classic TT

BMW Historic Motorcycles to Isle of Man During Classic TT

BMW Historic Motorcycles Twice a year, motorbike fans from all around the world converge on the Isle of Man. Since 1907, this small island in...
Harley-Davidson History & Mystique | Rider’s Library

Harley-Davidson History & Mystique | Rider’s Library

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Unlike most books I’ve read about Harley-Davidson, Randy Leffingwell’s “Harley-Davidson History & Mystique” eloquently explains the linkage between the sound of...